Hannover airport closed

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Hanover Airport closed to flights for several hours on Saturday after a man drove a car through a fence onto the tarmac.

The incident happened at around 15:40 local time (14:40 GMT).

Hanover police said officials were able to stop the car, “overpower” the driver and take him into custody.

Flights in and out were suspended during their investigation, but resumed on Saturday evening after the man’s vehicle was declared safe.

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